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Blue Shield exposes thousands of doctors' Social Security numbers

Health insurance provider Blue Shield of California admitted to exposing Social Security numbers of 18,000 doctors in a public filing with the state's Department of Managed Health Care.

Infographic: Mobile policies fail to keep pace with device use in healthcare

Doctors are increasingly using mobile devices to provide patient care, yet many healthcare organizations do not have a mobile technology policy in place, according to a recent survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.

Study finds doctors work around EHR systems

Deficiencies in electronic health record systems--both real and perceived--are driving doctors and other medical staff to substitute paper records and alternative computer systems, according to new research by the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.